If you’re searching for a make for a special little person, we’ve got you covered! Our roundup of homemade gifts for kids are sure to impress. From sweet handmade outfits to cuddly soft toys, these DIY gifts for children have instant hand-me-down appeal and are guaranteed to stand the test of time. 

Lovely layettes by Debbie Bliss

When it comes to cute kidswear, Debbie Bliss has you covered! These layettes include a variety of patterns for garments and accessories that grown-ups will love as much as littles. Knitted in sumptuously soft Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino yarn, these sets are so snuggly you’ll be lusting after one in your size! If you’re searching for DIY Christmas gifts for kids, these are an ideal option!

  • Abstract Landscape - Layette Knitting Pattern For Toddlers in Debbie Bliss Rialto DK & Baby Cashmerino by Debbie Bliss

    Abstract Landscape - Layette Knitting Pattern For Toddlers in Debbie Bliss Rialto DK & Baby Cashmerino by Debbie Bliss

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  • Bear Necessities Set - Layette Knitting and Crochet Pattern for Babies in Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino by Debbie Bliss

    Bear Necessities Set - Layette Knitting and Crochet Pattern for Babies in Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino by Debbie Bliss

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  • Bobbalicious - Layette Knitting Pattern For Toddlers in Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino by Debbie Bliss

    Bobbalicious - Layette Knitting Pattern For Toddlers in Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino by Debbie Bliss

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Super cute scrunchies

Kids will go crazy for these handmade scrunchies. Make them in their favorite color for bonus points! If sewing is more up your street, this stylish DIY scrunchie tutorial will show you how to create the cutest hair ties, step by step!  

  • Sunblink Scrunchie

    Sunblink Scrunchie

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  • Leaf scrunchie

    Leaf scrunchie

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  • Stunning Scrunchie - Free Knitting Pattern for Women in Paintbox Yarns Simply DK or Metallic DK by Paintbox Yarns

    Stunning Scrunchie - Free Knitting Pattern for Women in Paintbox Yarns Simply DK or Metallic DK by Paintbox Yarns

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Perfect pencil cases

A pencil case makes the perfect present for children, whatever the occasion. We’ve got a pattern for every interest – from cute critters to roaring rockets! A word of warning: every student in the class will be asking you to make them one too!

  • Pencil Case – Pink Rabbit

    Pencil Case – Pink Rabbit

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  • Pencil Case

    Pencil Case

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  • Pencil Case – Blue Rocket

    Pencil Case – Blue Rocket

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Amazing alphabet cross stitches

Help kids learn their ABCs with a cool cross stitch! This is an ideal present idea for younger children.

  • DMC Bright Alphabet Cross Stitch - PAT1211 - Downloadable PDF

    DMC Bright Alphabet Cross Stitch - PAT1211 - Downloadable PDF

    Downloadable PDF

  • Dimensions Alphabet Birth Record Cross Stitch Kit - 30cm x 30cm

    Dimensions Alphabet Birth Record Cross Stitch Kit - 30cm x 30cm

  • Stitch Alphabet  in DMC - PAT0150 -  Downloadable PDF

    Stitch Alphabet in DMC - PAT0150 - Downloadable PDF

    Downloadable PDF

Sleepover essentials

Pack off littles to their sleepovers with a bagful of gorgeous handmade accessories!

  • Sweet Dreams Sleep Mask - Free Accessory Crochet Pattern in Paintbox Yarns Baby DK

    Sweet Dreams Sleep Mask - Free Accessory Crochet Pattern in Paintbox Yarns Baby DK

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  • Sleep Under the Stars Blanket - Free Crochet Pattern For Home in Paintbox Yarns

    Sleep Under the Stars Blanket - Free Crochet Pattern For Home in Paintbox Yarns

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Personalized presents

If you’re struggling for a gift that’s both personal and practical, an initial design is a great bet! Kids will love putting these special accessories in pride of place in their bedroom. 

  • Monogram Letter Pillow Initial Alphabet 18x18

    Monogram Letter Pillow Initial Alphabet 18x18

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  • Anchor Rainbow Alphabet - ANC0003-83 - Downloadable PDF

    Anchor Rainbow Alphabet - ANC0003-83 - Downloadable PDF

    Downloadable PDF

  • Cotton Clara Alphabet Cross Stitch Felt Hoops Kit - 9cm

    Cotton Clara Alphabet Cross Stitch Felt Hoops Kit - 9cm

Snuggly soft toys

From out-of-this-world aliens and an oversized octopus to beautiful bears and cuddly bunnies, soft toys make a wonderful gift for children big and small! Put some time into making one of these beauties, and kids will hold it dear for many years to come.

  • ZaZu The Space Monster

    ZaZu The Space Monster

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  • Fleece Teddy and Bunny

    Fleece Teddy and Bunny

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  • O is for Octopus

    O is for Octopus

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